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Horse Events Unaffiliated Eventing Championships 2022

Horse Events Unaffiliated Eventing Championships 2022

Championships 1st & 2nd October – Calmsden 80, 90 & 100cm


  • Amateur ONLY classes
  • Open class for young horses
  • Schools Equestrian Games Eventing Championships
Unaffiliated Amateur championships

This championship is aimed for the amateur rider who does not class themselves as a professional rider of course this is hard quantify the following criteria have been put in place to encourage a fair competition for all involved. It is self policed as we cannot track past results.

Amateur Class Criteria

For the 80cm & 90cm No rider to have competed above BE Novice or equivalent in the last three years.
For 100cm No rider to have competed above BE Intermediate or equivalent in the last three years.


If you have any queries over riders that have qualified that are not eligible, please email info@horse-events.co.uk and we can investigate further.

How to qualify

Be placed in the top 7 of eligible starters at any 80, 90 or 100 unaffiliated event hosting a Horse Events Qualifier (HEQ) and be eligible under the following criteria.

Special prizes to be awarded at each height at the Championships

  • Highest placed individual that is not employed in any equestrian related field and purely is a Hobby rider with only 1 horse.
  • Best Veteran rider over 50


Horse Events Unaffiliated Open Young Horse Championships (4-6year old horses)

Open to ALL levels of rider
(no restrictions on the level you have competed previously at)

Open to 4, 5 & 6yr old horses in their 1st or 2nd year of eventing.


How to Qualify

Be placed in the top 10 at any Horse Events Qualifying competition between 1st March –  30th September 2022


SEG – School Equestrian Games

The SEG Eventing Championships gives children the opportunity to compete for their schools and qualify for the Schools Equestrian Games Eventing Championships.

This is a prestigious series and is the recognised Eventing Championships for all schools, we welcome international schools to compete as well.

How to Qualify

  • Top 8 qualify in each SEG section at qualifying competitions
    If qualified for unaffiliated Eventing Championships can transfer to compete in SEG if you wish.
  • Throughout the season the competitions are individual qualifiers
    – Teams will then be made at the championships if a schools has enough members from their school who have qualified individually to make up a team. (minimum of 3 in a team)
  • Teams- Maximum of 2 teams per school per height at the championships.
  • Qualification is passed down the line in the event that those placed have previously qualified.
  • The same horse and rider combination qualify- no substitutions can be made.
  • Each competitor rides for the school they currently attend – school leavers (17/18 years) ride for their previous school.


Championship criteria for all qualifiers

In the event of qualifying for two heights the combination must compete at the championship at the highest height they qualified for.

No horse or rider substitutions at the championships

For Unaffiliated Amateur riders that have qualified and are riding a young horse or at School age the rider can decide which championship class they would like to be entered into. If choosing the Schools Equestrian Games section.
(please ensure your School is registered with us by the 30th September 2022.

Please remember the Young Horse Class is open to professional and amateur riders.

Only 1 class can be ridden in at the championships per combination.

In the event of Qualifying for multiple championship classes you will need to decide which championships you compete in. (Amateur, Young horse or SEG)

Qualifying Competitions 2022


(More dates & Venues to be added as organisers confirm)

  • 26th & 27th March Offchurchbury Unaffiliated ODE, Warwickshire
  • 2nd & 3rd April Calmsden, Gloucestershire
  • 9th & 10th April Aston Le Walls, Northants
  • 10th April Sapey, Herfordshire
  • 15th & 16th April Broadway Worcestershire
  • 24th April Blankney PC ODE, Norton Disney, Lincolnshire
  • 30th April 1st & 2nd May Swalcliffe, Oxfordshire
  • 2nd May Frenchfield Park Unaffiliated Horse Trials, Cumbria
  • 15th May Aston Le Walls, Northants
  • 29th May Sapey, Herfordshire
  • 30th May Houghton Unaffiliated Horse Trials
  • 2nd & 3rd June Elmwood Equestrian, Oxfordshire
  • 5th June Silverton PC ODE, Pontispool, Somerset
  • 12th June Aston Le Walls, Northants
  • 18th June Sapey, Herfordshire
  • 25th & 26th June Bengrove, Worcestershire
  • 3rd July Burghley Pony Club ODE, Burghley Park, Leicestershire
  • 9th & 10th July Broadway Worcestershire
  • 10th July Warwick Hall Unaffiliated Horse Trials, Cumbria
  • 6th & 7th August Elmwood Equestrian, Oxfordshire
  • 6th & 7th August Cholmondeley Castle Unaffiliated Horse Trials
  • 14th August Aston Le Walls, Northants
  • 27th & 28th August Dauntsey Park, Wiltshire
  • 10th & 11th September Swalcliffe, Oxfordshire
  • 11th September Frenchfield Park Unaffiliated Horse Trials, Cumbria
  • 24th & 25th September Blundells ODE Pontispool, Somerset
  • 24th & 25th September Cirencester Park – TBC


*all PC Area Competitions with entries through Horse Events are eligible to become qualifiers. If you are organising an ODE this season which meets our requirements please do get in touch to discuss adding to the list of qualifying venues:
Email at: info@horse-events.co.uk

Criteria for venues to be qualifiers

  • Accept online entries for your event on horse-events.co.uk
  • Have a certified listed XC course builder to ensure all qualifying competitions are at a certain standard to be included in the qualifiers.
  • If you have an ODE and would be interested in joining the series please email info@horse-events.co.uk